who we are

Guided by our deep industry experience and knowledge of respiratory physiology, we are delivering novel therapeutic solutions to improve the standard of care for people with compromised respiratory systems.

Our global management team leads a group of highly motivated individuals working collaboratively to expand access to our novel solutions.

Learn more about this dynamic team below.

leadership team

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Vinay Joshi
CEO

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Executive Director of R&D

Leah Noaeill
VP of Mktg and Clinical 

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John Stelzner
VP of Sales

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Vinay Joshi
CEO

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Dir of R & D

Leah Noaeill
VP of Marketing

John Stelzner
VP of Sales

board of directors

Peter Soderberg
Chairman of the Board

Abel Ang
Board Director

Doug Harper
Board Director

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Vinay Joshi
CEO

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Greg Miller
Board Director
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Amy Salzhauer
Board Director
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Tom Hill
Board Director

Peter Soderberg
Chairman of the Board

Abel Ang
Board Director

Doug Harper
Board Director

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Vinay Joshi
CEO

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Amy Salzhauer
Board Director
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Greg Miller
Board Director
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Tom Hill
Board Director

Clinical Advisory Board

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Chris Landon
Joe-Lewarski
Joe Lewarski
Kathy Deakins
Peter Papadakos
Thomas Kallstrom
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Chris Landon
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Joe Lewarski
Kathy Deakins
Peter Papadakos
Thomas Kallstrom

investment opportunities

ABM Respiratory Care is funded by private investors who believe in the technology’s potential to change the respiratory care market and the team’s capability to deliver novel solutions beyond expectations.

Learn how our combination of Marketing, Regulatory, Quality, and Engineering experience can expand your success as an investor and a champion for global advancement in lung health.

India Location
Advanced Biomechanics Private Limited

No. 1985, 9th Main Road, 26th Cross Road, Bangalore 560070,
Karnataka, India

+91 63604 09266
Singapore Location
Advanced Bio Machines PTE LTD

30 Cecil Street #19-08 Prudential Tower
Singapore 049712

+65 6428 62181
USA Location
ABMRC, LLC

 

860 Blue Gentian Road
Suite 200
Eagan, MN, 55121-1567

+1 877-226-7201
Alpha Ventilator

The Alpha Ventilator is a life support ventilator built on the biWaze platform. It is the worlds first televentilator which includes advanced ventilator modes as well as key safety and alarm features as per international regulatory standards.

Alpha Ventilator

The Alpha Ventilator is a life support ventilator built on the biWaze platform. It is the worlds first televentilator which includes advanced ventilator modes as well as key safety and alarm features as per international regulatory standards.

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Vinay Joshi
CEO

Vinay is an entrepreneur with two decades of experience in the medical device industry. In addition to managing early stage start-up companies, Vinay held senior roles with GE Healthcare and Hill-Rom, where his responsibilities were focused on respiratory health products in the disciplines of product development and marketing. At GE Healthcare, he worked on diagnostic imaging and life support systems like ICU ventilation. At Hill-Rom, he worked on their airway clearance product portfolio.

Vinay has a degree in Engineering from IIT Delhi and MBA from IIM Bangalore.

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Amodh Gr
Executive Director of R&D

Amodh has over nine years of experience leading medical device development. Prior to joining ABM, he led a development team at Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T). He specializes in system engineering, mechanical and pneumatics design, as well as Matlab simulations.

Amodh has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technology University.

Leah Noaeill
VP of Marketing and Clinical Affairs

Leah has over fifteen years experience in medical device marketing. Most recently, she was the Senior Marketing Director at NeuroOne Medical Technologies, a neuro tech startup, where she led marketing and assisted in developing a partnership with Zimmer Biomet. Prior to NeuroOne, Leah was a Senior Marketing Manager at Smiths Medical leading the Infusion Software marketing and application support teams. Leah also worked at Hillrom, managing their Respiratory Care device portfolio. Prior to Hillrom, Leah worked at Medtronic where she led marketing efforts for their Connected Care portfolio and implantable cardiac devices.

Leah has an MBA from University of Phoenix and a Bachelors of Business Administration from University of Minnesota.

John Stelzner
VP of Sales

John has over 30 years in the medical device arena. For the last 15 years John has held leadership positions with Phillips Healthcare, serving as the Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Sales for the Eastern US in the Sleep and Respiratory business. In addition to leading the sales team at Phillips, he was also focused on proving the value of treating people with the right respiratory solutions at home to lead to higher satisfaction at less cost to the overall healthcare spend. Prior to joining Phillips, John was with Respironics and Healthdyne Technologies in sales management roles.
John has a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

Peter Soderberg
Chairman of the Board

With over 50 years of service in the healthcare industry, Mr. Soderberg currently is Managing Partner for Worthy Venture Resources LLC. Mr. Soderberg also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tactile Medical (NASDAQ:TCMD).
He also serves on the board and the executive committee of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a 501(c)(3) accelerating biomedical technology research and development in collaboration with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC).

Mr. Soderberg recently concluded 18 years of service on the board of directors of Integer Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITGR, formerly Greatbatch, Inc.), a medical technology company. Mr. Soderberg previously served on the boards of Constellation Brands, Inc.(NYSE: STZ) and the Advanced Medical Technology Association. Before his semi-retirement in 2010, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hillenbrand Industries and Hill-Rom, and, before that, of Welch Allyn. He has previously held executive positions at Johnson and Johnson in a variety of operations, marketing and management roles, including President of Johnson & Johnson Health Management.

Mr. Soderberg received his degree in Engineering and Applied Sciences (Magna Cum Laude and Honors with Exceptional Distinction in Engineering) from Yale University

Abel Ang
Board Director

Mr. Abel Ang has been the Group CEO of Advanced MedTech Group since 2014. Advanced MedTech is a US$225M high-growth medical device company focused on expanding its substantial operating businesses in urology, and nurturing disruptive medtech innovations. Advanced MedTech is owned by Temasek Holdings, a US$240B global fund. Mr. Ang was formerly Senior Advisor to the CEO of Integer (NYSE: ITGR), the largest contract manufacturer of medical implants in the world. Prior to Integer, Mr. Ang held several executive roles at Hill-Rom, Inc (NYSE:HRC) including President, Asia Pacific, Chief Technology Officer, and Vice-President and General Manager of Hill-Rom’s US$420M Global Surfaces and Therapy Business Unit; and Vice-President for International Business and Technology Development.
Mr. Ang sits on several Boards of innovative technology companies, including that of Accelerate Technologies which provides access to on of the world’s largest pool of intellectual property and knowledge generated by over 5,000 researchers and staff at A*STAR’s research institutes.
Mr. Ang is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Nanyang Business School in Singapore and Waseda University in Japan, where he teaches in their respective MBA programs.

Doug Harper
Board Director

With over 40 years of service to the healthcare industry, Mr. Doug Harper currently serves as an Executive Vice President and senior advisor for MTMC (MedTech/MedCare, LLC), the nation’s largest outsourced healthcare sales organization. Mr. Harper is also serving as Chairman of QMed, a medical distribution wholesaler, and as a board member of UMF Medical and Dale Medical healthcare device manufacturers. Doug is also an advisor to healthcare private equity firms and investment bankers.
Previously, Mr Harper served as Chairman of MD International prior to their sale to Welch Allyn. He also served as President of NDC Homecare, Group Vice President of North America for Invacare, and President of PSS (Physician Sales & Service).

Greg Miller
Board Director

Greg Miller recently retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Genuine Parts Company (“GPC”). Genuine Parts Company is a $17 billion global service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive and industrial replacement parts. The Company serves hundreds of thousands of customers from a network of more than 10,000 locations in 14 countries and has approximately 50,000 employees.
Greg was responsible for GPC’s global business and information technology, which included digital commerce since 2018. Prior to that role, Greg was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group (“NAPA”), the largest business segment of GPC, where he had responsibility for finance & accounting, information technology and strategy development.
Greg joined Genuine Parts Company in 2011 after more than 25 years of global experience in financial and operational leadership with large publicly traded companies — revenues of $275 million to $13 billion. This included roles as SVP & CFO for Hill-Rom Holdings, a public global medical device company, SVP & CFO for Hillenbrand Industries, a public holding company that he helped transform into two publicly traded companies via a separation transaction, and a variety of financial and operational leadership roles with NewellRubbermaid, including Group Vice President of the Juvenile Products and Picture Frame Groups. In addition, Greg spent eight years in public accounting primarily with Deloitte & Touche, where his focus was on emerging businesses and mergers and acquisitions.
Greg attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to complete the Chicago Management Institute Program. He is a CPA with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Northern Iowa and an Associates of Arts degree in Information Systems from Waldorf College.

Amy Salzhauer
Board Director

Amy Salzhauer is a Founder and Managing Partner at Good Growth Capital, a majority women-owned venture capital fund that is known for its world-leading expertise in technology commercialization, and for finding, funding and growing superior, defensible technology companies that fill pressing societal needs. She was previously the CEO of Ignition Ventures, where she helped start companies worth over US $1 billion out of science labs in areas such as chip-based fuel cells, self-organizing networks, selective brain cooling, and advanced materials.
Amy is an inventor who holds several patents, speaks internationally about entrepreneurship and leadership, and serves on multiple for-profit and non-profit boards, including GGC portfolio companies Leuko, Obsidio, and Coagulo and as Treasurer of the Roper St Francis Hospital Foundation Board and the Advisory Board of the Arizona State University Interplanetary Initiative. Her prior experience also includes writing for magazines like Newsweek, Science, Technology Review, and Harvard Business Review and serving as the Assistant Director of a non-profit environmental organization in Washington D.C. Her many recognitions include being selected by the World Economic Forum as one of its one hundred top “Global Leaders for Tomorrow,” and being chosen multiple times as a top “40 Under 40” business leader. Amy holds an MBA from MIT; an M.Phil in Plant Sciences from Cambridge University where she was a Herschel Smith Harvard Scholar; and an A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard University.

Tom Hill
Board Director

Tom Hill is CEO and Board Member at Marketlab, a rapidly growing, privately held healthcare manufacturer and distributor serving Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), Clinical Reference Laboratories, and Home Health Providers.
He recently concluded 23 years at Direct Supply, the USA’s largest provider of equipment, professional services, and technology platforms to Senior Living facilities. During his tenure as President, Manufacturing, Tom rapidly grew Direct Supply’s private label brand portfolio, DS smart connected clinical platform business, and home health initiative.
Tom lived and worked in China for nearly a decade, where he developed innovative supply chains and led sales efforts to the emerging Asia/Pacific Senior Living industry. Previously, he held several senior technology roles, including Director of Product Development and Engineering at DSSI, an eProcurement platform supporting over $5 billion in annual transactions between Senior Living operators and their supplier base.
Tom holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and an MA in Gerontology from the University of Southern California.
Chris Landon
Dr. Chris Landon is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology with a medical degree from the University of Southern California. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, a Director of the Pediatric Diagnostic Center, Director Of Pediatrics at the UCLA affiliated Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at UCLA and Clinical Associate Professor of Optometry at Western University.
Dr. Landon is actively involved in medical diagnosis and teaching, utilizing telemedicine for three decades. Funded through USDA and Blue Cross rural telemedicine grants, he oversees the California Telehealth Network implementation and the Hospital Escuela implementation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He established a telemedicine teaching program for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner training program at California State University Long Beach and a tele-ophthalmology service with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He also serves as a Strategic Director of Telehealth for the Intelligent Health Association (IHA).
Dr. Landon created a nonprofit corporation, The Landon Pediatric Foundation, benefiting the health of underserved children. The services provided by the foundation includes; medical services, medical education, support of recreational activities, and research leading to healthy eating and active living.
Joe Lewarski
With nearly 40 years of service in the healthcare industry, Mr. Lewarskicurrently serves as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs for Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, a role he transitioned toafter serving six years as the Senior Vice President/General Manager of the Global Respiratory/Clinical CareBusiness and North American Manufacturing. Prior to joining Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare he held senior executive positions in business unit leadership, operations, and clinical affairswith Invacare (NYSE: IVC), Inogen (NASDAQ: INGN), ExactCare Pharmacy, and Hytech Homecare& Pharmacy.
Mr. Lewarski is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and a Fellow of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). He currently serves on the board of trustees for the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF)and is a past Vice President and board director of the AARC. Hepreviously served on the board of the American Association for Homecare (AAH)and remains active on various councils and committees within all these organizations.
Mr. Lewarski started his medical career as a US Navy Hospital Corpsman and holds undergraduate degrees in Respiratory Therapy/General Sciences and Business Administration, as well as a master’s degree in healthcare administration (MHA). He has published over forty scientific abstracts and manuscripts, three respiratory therapy textbook chapters, and numerous clinical and industry related articles and position papers.
Kathy Deakins
Kathleen Deakins RRT-NPS, FAARC is a Respiratory Therapist and Manager of Women’s and Children’s Respiratory Care for University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital where she manages the Pediatric Respiratory Care Pediatric Pulmonary Function, and Infant Monitoring Departments. Her interests include research related to Airway Clearance and Devices, Resuscitation devices and Monitoring. She has been involved in many research abstracts, quality improvement projects and initiatives related to Respiratory Care. She is also a fellow of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
Peter J Papadakos MD FCCP FCCM FAARC
Dr Papadakos is Director of the Division of Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester. He also is professor of Respiratory Care at Genesee College and serves as medical director for the program. He was elected a life member of the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapy, Korean Society Of Critical Care Medicine and the Egyptian Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Trauma. Peter graduated the Mt Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. He started his training in Surgery at the Roosevelt Hospital in NYC. He completed an Anesthesiology Residency and a fellowship in Surgical Critical at the Mt Sinai Hospital in NYC. Dr Papadakos was one of the founders of the practice of surgical critical care in the City of Rochester. He also serves as the associate Director of the Strong Regional Trauma Center. He has edited 8 textbooks in the field of Critical Care Medicine and two texts in the Field of Electronic Distraction. He has authored over 150 chapters and articles in the field of Critical Care of the surgical and trauma patient. Dr Papadakos is an internationally recognized expert in Critical Care, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Mechanical Ventilation. In 2011 he was also recognized by the New York Times and the international media for identifying a major safety issue of electronic distraction in health care and coined the term “Distracted Doctoring. He has worked to develop electronic etiquette guidelines to prevent electronic distraction for a number of hospitals and national agencies including the AORN. He has served as an invited speaker throughout the US, Europe and Asia. He served on several National and International advisory boards including the NIH, FDA,Swiss national science foundation and is on the Board of Professions for the State of New York.
Thomas Kallstrom
Thomas Kallstrom recently retired from the American Association of Respiratory care after 16 years where he served as CEO and Executive Director. Prior to this he spent several years providing bedside care at University of Minnesota Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (part of University Hospitals in Cleveland), and Fairview Hospital (part of Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland). During this time he served as Manager (Rainbow Babies and Children’s) and Director of Respiratory Care (Fairview Hospital). He has been primary or contributing author in over 25 published studies in peer reviewed journals aligned with pulmonary care. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Patient Safety Movement. Kallstrom has a bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Regis University.